Haslams plant pinwheels to highlight child abuse
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and his wife, Crissy, will kick off Child Abuse Prevention Month by planting a garden of pinwheels at the Tennessee Capitol.
According to a news release from Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee, the pinwheels being planted on Wednesday represent happy, healthy children and theirbright futures.
Haslam and the first lady will speak about their vision for Tennessee's children, and Jim Henry, the interim commissioner of the Department of Children's Services, is also scheduled to speak.
The pinwheel campaign is designed to heighten public awareness regarding child abuse and neglect in communities around the state.